Senior Master Sgt. Todd Tomlinson is the First Sergeant for the United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia Bolling, Washington, D.C. He provides leadership and guidance to more than 250 enlisted personnel. He maintains a liaison between the commanders and the squadron's superintendents, in addition to interfacing with multiple agencies across the Air Force District of Washington. He interfaces with the commander and the chiefs on matters influencing the health, welfare, professional development and morale of all assigned personnel.

Sergeant Tomlinson was born in Corning, New York, and enlisted in the Air Force in July 1998 as a law enforcement apprentice. He has a diverse military background serving with security forces, military working dog handler, and as a first sergeant.

1998  Ground Combat Skills Course, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
1998  Law Enforcement Apprentice Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
2000  Air Mobility Command Phoenix Raven Course, Fort Dix, N.J.
2001  National Guard Counter-Sniper School, Little Rock AFB, Ark.
2002  Airman Leadership School, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
2002  Military Working Dog Handler Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
2003  St. Petersburg College, Crisis Intervention/Hostage Negotiation Course, Fla.
2004  Security Forces 7-level School, Lackland AFB, Texas
2006  Naval Corrections Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas
2007  Military Working Dog Kennel Masters Course, Lackland AFB, Texas
2008  United States Army Combat Lifesaver Course, Andersen AFB, Guam
2008  Government Training Institute, Immediate Action/Active School Shooter Course, Guam
2009  NCO Academy, Kadena Air Base, Japan
2011  Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Correspondence Course
2011  First Sergeant Academy, Gunter-Annex, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2012  Associates of Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force
2014  SNCO Academy, Gunter-Annex, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

1. July 1998 - August 1998, Basic Trainee, Lackland AFB, Texas
2. August 1998 - November 1998, Security Forces Law Enforcement Academy, Lackland AFB, Texas
3. November 1998- December 2001, Elite Guardsmen, Hurlburt Field, Fla.
4. December 2001 - January 2005, Military Working Dog Hander/Phoenix Raven, MacDill AFB, Fla.
5. January 2005 - January 2006, Military Working Dog Handler, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of South Korea
6. January 2006 - August 2010, NCOIC, Military Working Dog Section/Flight Chief, Andersen AFB, Guam
7. September 2010 - September 2011, Flight Chief, Joint Base Andrews, Md.
8. September 2011 - December 2012, First Sergeant, 811th Security Forces Squadron, Joint Base Andrews, Md.
9. December 2012 - May 2014, First Sergeant, 779th Medical Support Squadron, 779th Medical Group Staff, 79th Medical Wing Staff and Pentagon Flight Medicine, Washington, D.C
10. May 2014 - Present, First Sergeant, United States Air Force Honor Guard, 11th Operations Group, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington DC

Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Korean Service Defense Medal
Global War on Terrorism Medal - Expeditionary
Global War on Terrorism Medal - Service

Senior Master Sergeant March 2015

(Current as of October 2015)